Richmond Hill Public Library Photo Contest

I had the pleasure of attending the Richmond Hill Public Library Photography, Art, Poetry and Short Story Contest Awards Evening. I have judged the photography part of the contest since it began, and was once again impressed with the quality of the work submitted by our young people. Kudos to…

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16th Annual Mill Pond Splash

Join myself and many other Richmond Hill neighbours at the 16th Annual Mill Pond Splash June 1st at Mill Pond Park. It is a great eco festival that celebrates our great Don River. This river begins it journey to Lake Ontario in Ward 4 right here in Richmond Hill. There…

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May in Richmond Hill

Happy Spring! The Trilliums are blooming and spring has finally arrived in full force in Richmond Hill. The immediate ice storm clean up is almost complete and after a very hard winter our Town is returning to a place of beauty. People are most definitely coming out of their homes,…

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Manulife Paddle the Don 2014

I had the pleasure of participating in Paddle the Don this year as the Council representative from Richmond Hill. We started our Canoe Journey near Eglinton Avenue and Leslie Street, but I joked that I could have started less than 1 km from my house in Richmond Hill because that…

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Community Holocaust Commemoration

I was invited to attend the Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Community Holocaust Commemoration. This event took place at the Lebovic Jewish Community Campus and was the largest Commemoration of its kind outside of Israel.  It was a solemn, poignant, and moving ceremony that touched on many aspects related to this dark…

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Campaign Kick Off

We recently hosted the kickoff for The Elect David West for Ward 4 Campaign. We had an overwhelming turn out. My family and I want to Thank all friends and supporters that attended this event. It is a long road to the October 27th Municipal Election and there are many…

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Transit and Gridlock in Richmond Hill

Transit and traffic has been a very important issue in Richmond Hill for a number of years. As our population has increased so has the demand we place on our road and transit systems. As a business owner, and as a past chair of the Chamber of Commerce, and Past…

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Earth Day / Pitch In Week 2014

Had a great Earth Day today. I spent time with a great group of students from Norval Morrisseau High School cleaning up the Village Core. A number of bags of litter were enthusiastically gathered by this great group of students. Later I had the pleasure of attending an Earth Day…

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